GEH Interns



Jazlyn Y. Barrientos
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Public Health & Global Health
Minor(s): International Migration Studies

Jazlyn is working under the supervision of Ms. Eunhee Park and Dr. Jennifer Wagman on various projects. Her interests involve migration, health, equity, social justice & global health policy. She is passionate about advocating for vulnerable populations such as women, Central Americans, and the undocumented community. In addition to her time at GEH, Jazlyn is a research assistant at the UCSD Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (which provides free services for people in the San Diego area trying to receive services to lose weight and maintain healthy eating and activity behaviors); and is involved with two local projects with an underlying focus on immigration. 



Jonathan Linco
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Human Biology & Global Health

He is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Rupa Jose and Dr. Anita Raj. Jonathan is involved with the EMERGE Project, which aims at addressing the lack of gender equality and empowerment measures in low to middle income countries, particularly India. His interests include Asian/Asian American, LGBTQIA+, and gender health disparities and mental health, and how various factors and events across the life course influence paradigms of these populations.

Taylor Wyrick
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Physiology & Neuroscience

Taylor is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Anita Raj on various projects, where her interest in empowering girls & women have been fostered. She is interested in gender disparities in the fields of health and science. Taylor has spent the largest part of her life as an athlete in various sports. This facet of her personality led her to advocate for the use of athletics as a mechanism of empowerment for girls as students, athletes and women. Her interests outside of work and her studies include writing, sports and cooking.



Sabrina Law 
UCSD Senior, Class of 2019
Major(s): Public Health 
Minor(s): Psychology, Urban Studies & Planning 

Sabrina is currently involved with the EMERGE project under Dr. Rupa Jose. She is interested in the issues of women's empowerment, health equity within underserved populations, as well as the role of the built environment on population health. She hopes to pursue a career that allows me to explore the intersection of public health and urban planning. Outside of her studies, Sabrina enjoys concerts, cooking and hiking. 



Meyhaa Buvanesh 
UCSD Junior, Class of 2019 
Major(s): Cognitive Science
Minor(s): Global Health 

Meyhaa is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Rupa Jose and Dr. Anita Raj and is involved with the EMERGE Project which aims at addressing the lack of gender equality and empowerment measures in low to middle income countries, particularly India. Her interests include social justice, equity, and health disparities. She ultimately hopes to work in the intersection of technology and healthcare in developing dynamic preventive care measures, helping alleviate disparities due to low health literacy levels, and increasing access to healthcare. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring local coffee shops, recreating DIY projects from Pinterest, and hanging out with her friends.